Senior Product Manager
San Francisco, California /
Product – Applications /
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Kava Labs is a Layer 1 Blockchain company with a 100% distributed workforce with teams in the US, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. While distributed, you will work alongside a team of world class crypto experts on an open-source project that transfers millions of dollars in assets daily, providing the financial primitives for the next evolution in crypto.
We are hiring for Senior Product Manager for our Application team, who will be responsible for the product development process as they work collaboratively with the Application Engineering Manager to scope and plan out projects. This is a North America-based, full-time, remote position.
What You Will Do.
Product Development Process: Own the Application product vision in alignment with Kava’s roadmap and business goals. Carry out our Front-end product development life-cycle from conception to launch, optimizing scrum process, sprint planning, grooming, and retros. Execute against team KPI’s and deliverables.
Writing Epics & User Stories: Craft PRD’s for major and minor feature releases. Develop user stories and epics to drive narratives and user engagement with Kava’s products.
Market Research/ Data Analysis: Conduct discovery, research, feature specifications to drive product strategy and develop predictive insights for user experience.
Working Cross-Functionally: Collaborate with other team leaders from Engineering and Design teams to execute the product development process. Scope and develop timelines for feature specifications.
Who You Are.
3+ Years experience as a PM on Front End products for users.
1+ Years experience working on a WEB3 Product/ DeFi or DAO.
3+ Years writing epics and user stories and 1+ years writing PRD.
2+ Years running SQL or other data analysis queries.
Experience owning 1 or more greenfield projects.
Experience iterating on 1 or more legacy projects.
Experience with Shortcut, Jira or other project management software.
Experience using Data Analytics Platform (Amplitude, Google Analytics or Mixpanel).
Has worked on at least one product idea from conception to launch.
Has developed/ built features to get ahead of market competition.
Has experience working directly with the Head of Product or CEO
Start Up Experience - wearing multiple hats
Able to adapt and adjust in a fast-paced changing digital environment is a must.
Nice To Haves.
Experience managing other PM’s, or at minimum possess a strong desire to manage.
Recruiter: 30 minutes.
Head of People: 30 minutes.
Head of Product: 1 hour.
Head of Engineering: 1 hour.
Recruiter Debrief: 15 minutes.
*This process can be subject to change.
What We Offer.
A fully remote work environment with an international and diverse team
Competitive salary; including stipends for home office set-up, wellness, internet and cell phone.
100% coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD and Basic Life insurance for employees
401(k) with match
Token grants for exploration, investment, and/or prof
Work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
A learning environment where you can deep-dive into the frontier of blockchain
Benefits, perks and policies are subject to change and eligibility may vary based on location.
About Kava Labs.
Kava Labs is focused on democratizing financial services and making them openly accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world. We started out by building the Kava blockchain, a foundational platform designed to provide the most safe, secure, and reliable experience for accessing Decentralized Financial (DeFi) apps and services. Today that platform manages over $1B in assets on behalf of users and is growing rapidly.
We are a remote-first, globally distributed team that values first principle thinking, experimentation, and learning to ensure long-term success. We are not dogmatic in our approach, but we are relentless in our pursuit to create impactful technology for the future.
We have a diverse set of backgrounds, skills, and cultures but we’re all united in our passion for building new open financial infrastructure — together so that our efforts will make a real impact and create lasting change in the world.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Kava is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. and celebrates the diversity of its growing team.
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